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Nineteen new sites inscribed on the World Heritage List, many of them use stone

The Unesco committee met in Bahrein’s capital Manama in June 2018 Nineteen new sites have been inscribed on the World Heritage list during the committee’s...

Are you ready to step inside The Quarry Gallery?

They have travelled far. To quarries across 31 countries. Above and beyond the land and sea. To bring home the world’s most rare and...

Mathieu Lehanneur creates marble furniture that mimics the ocean’s surface

Mathieu Lehanneur chipped blocks of marble and bronze to create tables, benches and stools that resemble the surface of the ocean.  Called Ocean Memories, the collection was created for an...

Pink marble ideas we can’t wait to try

Pink is the best color in the world. Always has been, always will be. And it's even dreamier and more Instagram-worthy when in the...

Geometric foam blocks mimic marble and terrazzo at Beirut Design Week

Blocksfinj, a recently-launched Beirut-based company making foam furniture, showcased squishy blocks that look like solid stone during Beirut Design Week. The polyurethane foam building blocks, which come in a variety...

Marble Furniture Is a Real Thing

Some of history’s greatest artworks were created in marble, yet it continues to be typecast as a material meant only for kitchen islands and...

Emmanuel Babled remodels marble sculpture into upholstered chair for Offecct

French designer Emmanuel Babled has reworked his marble sculptural chair into a piece of upholstered home furniture for Swedish brand Offecct. Shown at Salone del Mobile in 2017, the...

Sculptors from around the world to meet in Turkey’s Adana

Preparations for the International Adana Sculpture Symposium, which will be organized for the fourth time this year between Oct. 15 and Nov. 5, have...

A 3D Printed Clock That Runs on Marbles

The clock is loud, impractical, and gorgeous There are so many ways to know what time it is. You can wear a watch, check your...

French multimedia artists showcase quarries

Quarries have taken centre stage in a number of French multimedia art installations. A former limestone quarry in Les Baux-de-Provence in southern France has been...